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Creator:
Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Pearce, 1764–c.1799
Title:

The Snake in the Grass

Date:
1802
Medium:
Mezzotint (second state) on thick, rough, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 20 × 14 1/16 inches (50.8 × 35.7 cm) and Image: 17 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (45.4 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir J. Reynolds R.A."; lettered, lower center: "The Snake in the Grass. | London Publish'd June 4th, 1892, by S. Morgan No.32. Clipstone Street, Fitzroy Square, & Wm Pierce, No.30. Berners Street."; lettered, lower right: Engraved by Wm. Ward."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.316
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21808
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